Being Me Again

Posted by Serena Green, August 28 2019

As a fit woman in her late 30s I felt embarrassed and humiliated when I was told I had to start self catheterising. Had I not been fortunate enough to meet an insightful Bladder Care Nurse who suggested I use LoFric Sense catheters, I think there is a strong likelihood that I may have resisted medical advice, stopped self catheterising and irreparably damaged my kidneys.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Bladder Management, Self-catheterisation, Urology

You're Not Alone

Posted by Jane, August 6 2019

Living with a bladder or bowel condition can be an isolating experience but it’s important to remember that you are not alone. One Select user, Jane, shares her story in the hopes that it will inspire others.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Bladder Management, ISC, Incontinence, CIC, Bowel Management, Self-catheterisation

Which size are you? Part 2

Posted by Seema Duggal, July 30 2019

” Look at this. It’s the newest one on the market” the lady at the counter says with much enthusiasm."

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Topics: Catheterisation, Bladder Management, ISC, Incontinence, CIC, Self-catheterisation

Which size are you?

Posted by Seema Duggal, July 23 2019

” Look at this. It’s the newest one on the market” the lady at the counter says with much enthusiasm."

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Topics: Catheterisation, Bladder Management, ISC, Incontinence, CIC, Self-catheterisation

Straight Shooting Travel Tips

Posted by Sam Crow, July 17 2019

Travelling abroad with a spinal cord injury can present a number of challenges but with the right preparation, your travels can be made a lot smoother. Having been involved with Paralympic sport for 11 years, Select Nurse Lead, Bev Collins, has helped athletes to prepare for and travel to numerous overseas events. Here Bev shares her top tips.

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Topics: Catheterisation, Travelling with Catheters, wheelchair, Paralympics, Bladder Management, Spinal injury, Self-catheterisation